The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) has confirmed that the bones found near Sept-Îles a week ago are indeed those of Samuel Gauthier, the father of a family who has been mysteriously missing since December.
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His mother, Marie-Hélène Gauthier, told TVA Nouvelles that she learned the truth last night. Hugues Beaulieu, SQ spokesman for the Côte-Nord and Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean regions, clarified this. Register, Wednesday morning. However, he could not divulge further details about the death.
Samuel Gauthier, 28, was last seen leaving a friend’s house in Port-Cartier on the North Shore on the night of December 10-11.
In the interview Newspaper Last week, his wife, Carolyn Dufour, said the possibility that the bones were found were of the man she loved “brought up a lot of emotion.”
“All this needs an end. With the forest fires of the last few weeks, we don’t believe it,” he explained.
In her eyes, it could be the missing piece of the puzzle she’s been trying to piece together for months. And this, if not proof, that it was indeed her wife.
“We have a body, a dress, a DNA. All this on a silver platter. It likes the people who did it!” She believed that.
– With information from TVA Nouvelles and Jérémy Bernier